CJC Senior Advisor and Prof. Jacques Berlinerblau is the author of the recent book, 'Secularism: the Basics.' Visit the link above to read his response to a recent New York Times piece on ‘secular conservatives' in the Freethinker.

The CJC's Prof. Jacob Ware Latest on Bystander Intervention and Counterterrorism

The Buffalo News
June 11, 2022

The CJC's Prof. Jacob Ware has written a piece in the Buffalo News about tragic shootings in Buffalo and Laguna Woods. Read his insights on recent events and bystander intervention here.

Read CJC Dir. Bruce Hoffman and Prof. Jacob Ware on the "Beatles" Terrorism Trial

The National Interest
June 10, 2022

"The trial has significant implications for U.S. counterterrorism, the ability of the justice system to prosecute international terrorists, and the future of U.S. hostage policy," write CJC Director Bruce Hoffman and Prof. Jacob Ware. Click here to read their National Interest article on important lessons to be drawn from the "Beatles" terrorism trial.

CJC Prof. Farah Pandith Presides Over Renewing America Lecture

Council on Foreign Relations
May 23, 2022

Foreign policy strategist and global advisor Farah Pandith taught our Spring 2022 course, "Countering Violent Extremism: The Role We All Play." Listen to her discuss countering white supremacist violence for Council on Foreign Relation's Renewing America Series.

Read CJC Prof. and Senior Advisor Jacques Berlinerblau's Latest for Salon

May 14, 2022

"To understand how the party of JFK came to shun secularism," writes, CJC Prof. and Senior Advisor Jacques Berlinerblau, "we must return to the autopsy that Democrats performed after John Kerry's defeat in 2004." Read Prof. Berlinerblau on Roe v. Wade, the Democratic Party, and how governments should engage with religions for Salon.

CJC Dir. Bruce Hoffman Named Member of Commission to Combat Antisemitism

Governor Glenn Youngkin
May 6, 2022

CJC Director Bruce Hoffman was named to Governor Glenn Youngkin's Commission to Combat Antisemitism. As part of the Commission, Director Hoffman will make recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly on how to mitigate antisemitism in the Commonwealth. Read the announcement from the Office of the Governor here.

The CJC's Amb. Dennis Ross on the Implications of the Ukraine Invasion

The Atlantic
May 6, 2022

"Even as Putin continues his war against Ukraine, the United States must begin thinking about building coalitions for the period after the war ends." Read the CJC's Amb. Dennis Ross on the broader implications of the Ukraine invasion in the latest Atlantic.

CJC ExCo Member Prof. Daniel Byman's Latest for the National Interest

The National Interest
April 23, 2022

"Confronting major powers, especially Russia, to say nothing of smaller powers like Iran, also requires counterterrorism tools, but what that means in practice differs considerably from the fight against non-state groups." Read CJC ExCo Member Prof. Daniel Byman on the role of terrorism in great power competition for the National Interest.

Read CJC Director Bruce Hoffman on the Elsheikh Trial & US Hostage Policy

The Hill
April 19, 2022

"The U.S. continues — as it long has — to lead the list of those countries whose citizens overseas are most frequently taken hostage by terrorists — with Britain second." Read CJC Director Bruce Hoffman's insights on the Elsheikh trial & U.S. hostage policy for the Hill.

Read CJC Prof. and Senior Advisor Jacques Berlinerblau on Philip Roth's Legacy

The Daily Beast
April 16, 2022

"Whether Roth’s literary afterlife will resemble the steady confetti drop of adulation he experienced during his earthly existence is an open question." Read CJC Prof. and Senior Advisor Jacques Berlinerblau's article on the legacy of Philip Roth here, and visit the "event recordings" tab of our website to watch his Feb 10th lecture, 'The Philip Roth We Don't Know.'